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JULY 18 - 27, 2024

JULY 18 - 27, 2024

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Gate Admissions & Promotions

GATE ADMISSION

Purchase your tickets in advance and beat the line.  We encourage guest to purchase their gate admission in advance to make entering the fair a very quick experience thru our High Speed Lanes.  

​Gate Admission Fees:

Adults (13+): $10.00 online ($10.50)

Youth (6 -12 years of age): $5.00 online ($5.50)

Child (5 and under) receive FREE gate admission

When purchasing tickets you will leave the Delaware State Fair website and will be transferred to our authorized ticketing company, Etix.com

5 Day Adult Gate Admission Pass:

Beat the lines and save when you order a 5-Day Adult Gate Admission Pass! Ages 13 & Up $35 + .50 online convenience fee.  That’s a savings of almost $15.00 over the cost of 5 separate Adult One Day Online Gate Admissions. One adult will be admitted on any 5 separate days using the ADULT 5 DAY PASS GATE ADMISSION. Cannot be used to admit more than 1 adult on the same day.

When purchasing tickets you will leave the Delaware State Fair website and will be transferred to our authorized ticketing company, Etix.com

sponsored days

Friday July 19

Pepsi Day

Join us for Pepsi day! Pepsi will be on the grounds with fun giveaways and soda sampling! Presented by Pepsi.

monday july 22

Food lion hunger relief day/senior's day

Free admission for those who bring in 5 non-perishable Food Lion brand items, presented by Food Lion!

Free admission for those 60+

Tuesday july 23

kids' day

Free admission for kids 12 and under! Join us for a fun day full of activities; Kids’ Fair in the Hertrich Plaza, free stage entertainment, character meet and greets and more!

wednesday July 24

armed forces day

Any active duty and retired military personnel; present a valid military ID for free admission! Presented by Pratt Insurance.

Thursday july 25

governors/seniors day

Governors day is presented by Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield. Governor Carney spends the day at the fairgrounds presenting awards, participating in contests and enjoying the fairgrounds with some of our 4-H and FFA representatives!

Free admission for those 60+

Friday july 26

Costal Bath Day

Friday July 26th is presented by Costal Bath! Be sure to visit the Costal Bath booth in the Sponsor Court by the main gate for special giveaways and games!

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